Rudel Caron



Staples/Bureau en Gros - 1998 to 2020

Rudel Caron
  • Regional Vice President of Sales and Operations, Eastern Canada. 2017-2020

  • Regional Vice President of Sales and Operations for Quebec. 2008-2017

  • Regional Director, Quebec, and Eastern Québec 2001-2008

  • General Manager, Sainte-Foy. 1998-2001

Zellers - 1997 to 1998

Rudel Caron
  • General manager, Gatineau. 1997-1998

Toys“R” us - 1989 to 1997

Rudel Caron

  • General manager, Gatineau, Quebec, Vancouver. 1990 -1997

  • Director (store opening mandate), Paris and Bordeaux. 1989-1990


  • Web Marketing Strategy training in 2021 : Collège O’Sullivan de Québec.

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration. 1985-1988 (marketing and management)

  • Bilingual: French and English: spoken and written.

Most important achievements

  • Participated in the introduction of a chain of stores in Europe.

  • Participated in the opening of more than 20 stores across Canada.

  • Collaborated in the transformation of a store concept.

  • • Developed talent and coached several managers into leadership positions.

  • Philanthropic activities : successful fundraising with various organizations – $4 million was raised.

  • Implementation of business development strategies, such as; *Launching of the Women Entrepreneur Day and Business Days at Staple/Bureau en Gros.

  • Community and business involvement: support and sponsorships to various Chambers of Commerce, entrepreneurial networks, and NPOs across Quebec such as the RFAQ, the Montreal and Laval Chamber of Commerce and the Quebec Association of Elementary School Teachers (AQEP).

Other professional activities

Rudel Caron

RCC (Quebec): 2011 to 2020, member of the Management Committee of the Board for 9 years in Quebec

Mandate: To participated in the defense of the interests of Quebec and Canadian retailers through effective representation, communication and educational activities.

Rudel Caron

CQCD: Conseil québécois du commerce du détail: 2008 to 2011

Membership and participation on board activities.
Panelists at the CQCD's 2015 convention: Panel on the omni-channel experience.

Rudel Caron

ARPE: Association for the Recycling of Electronic Products

Role: Secretary and member of the 2012-2020 deliberative council, for 8 years.

Mandate: Ensure efficient and effective management of stewardship programs for our flagship product, electronic equipment and complementary products and services, in compliance with provincial regulations and in keeping with our role as a leading not-for-profit organization in its field.